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Kern County Sheriff's Office - Public Information Officer
Friday September 28th, 2018 :: 08:10 p.m. PDT

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Search warrants executed on three Oildale marijuana dispensaries by the Kern County Sheriff's Office.

On September 28, 2018, members of the Kern County Sheriff's Office narcotics unit and patrol deputies executed search warrants on three marijuana dispensaries in the Oildale area of Bakersfield.  The locations were 400 Covey Avenue "BMC", 1705 N. Chester Avenue "Green Frog", and 1808/1810 N. Chester Avenue "Kush King".

The following is a total of all the items seized from all three locations: 281.5lbs of processed marijuana with an estimated street value of $281,500, 1,228 packages of marijuana edibles with an estimated street value of $12,280, 17,864.6g of marijuana concentrates with an estimated street value of $357,292, 43 marijuana plants capable of producing at least 3lbs of marijuana per plant, one firearm, and $45,133.00 in currency. 

Jeffery Ross (60) was arrested, cited, and released for misdemeanor marijuana sales and county ordinance violations.  Ross also faces an additional felony violation of maintaining a place for the purposes of sales pending review of the Kern County District Attorney's office.

Patrick Murphy (50) was arrested for a 
felony charge of maintaining a place for the purposes of sales, felony conspiracy, misdemeanor marijuana sales, misdemeanor employing individuals under the age of 21, and misdemeanor county ordinance violations. 

Enrique Lizarra Jr. (37), Jerry Raney (27), and Carlos Villanueva (27) were arrested, cited, and released for misdemeanor marijuana sales and county ordinance violations. 

All of these individuals were either cited and released, or booked into the Kern County Sheriff's Office Central Receiving Facility pending court proceedings.

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Kern County Sheriff's Office - Public Information Officer
1350 Norris Rd
Bakersfield, CA 93308

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